Original comic author Mark Millar thinks so.

Is 'Kick-Ass 2' Coming in 2012?

on May 05, 2010
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Source: Forces of Geek

Despite director Matthew Vaughn signing to direct the highly-anticipated X-Men: First Class yesterday (read BoxOffice.com's news story here), comic book writer Mark Millar has claimed in a press release that Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall is scheduled for 2012.

In the announcement (which is designed to promote a "first-look" at Kick-Ass 2 in the first issue of a UK magazine called CLiNT), Millar says that a sequel has already been lined up to film in 2011, with a release date in 2012. This is theoretically possible, if Vaughn shoots Kick-Ass 2 right after First Class, but the first film's somewhat underwhelming box office (currently standing at $42.2 million) and the current lack of a screenplay stand in the way.

Until further confirmation is made, any news on Kick-Ass 2 should be taken with a grain of salt, although cast and crew alike have all stated their interest in making a sequel. Meanwhile, Millar is hard at work on a comic book sequel, which will also be titled Kick-Ass: Balls to the Wall, and is expected to hit stores in 2011.

You can also read Boxoffice's interview with Kick-Ass star Christopher Mintz-Plasse here.

Tags: Kick-Ass 2, Kick-Ass, Mark Millar, Matthew Vaughn, comic book, sequel
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  • SPECTROBE27 on 06 May 2010

    I LOVED KICK-ASS, IT IS A GREAT COMICBOOK MOVIE AND VERY UNDERRATED A REALLY BELIEVE THAT IT DEFINETLY DESERVES A SEQUEL.....SO A KICK-ASS 2 IS MORE THAN WELCOME!

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